Dr YIP, Chi Wing Michael   葉志榮
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Phone No: (852) 2948 8992
Email: mcwyip@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0002-9790-334X
Phone
(852) 2948 8992
Email
mcwyip@eduhk.hk
Scopus ID
7006594923
Research Interest

Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Science

External Appointment

Dr. Michael Yip served as reviewer for different scholaristic works (journal articles, conference papers and grant proposal); for example: Asia Pacific Journal of Educational Development; Bilingualism: Language and Cognition; British Journal of Educational Technology; Child Development; Cognition; Educational Psychology; Educational and Psychological Measurement; Educational Research and Evaluation; Journal of the Acoustical Society of America; Journal of Memory & Language; Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies; Journal of Psycholinguistic Research; Journal of Research in Reading; Language & Cognitive Processes; Neuropsychologia; Perceptual and Motor Skills; Psychologia; Psychological Reports; Reading and Writing; Studies in Higher Education; Writing Systems research; Annual Meetings of the Cognitive Science Society; Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) and NSF (Linguistics Program) proposal. He also served as the external examiner for the MPhil. thesis (City University of Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong) and Ph.D. dissertation (University of New South Wales, Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Macau).

Professional Profile

Dr. Michael Yip is an experimental psycholinguist by graduate training and his research interest involves different areas of Cognitive Science. He is the Senior Associate Editor of Journal of Psycholinguistic Research and Consulting Editor of the journal Educational Psychology. Michael was a Visiting Associate Professor at Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan, Visiting Professor at MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University, and an affiliate member of ARC Centre of Excellence for The Dynamics of Language, Australia.

Research Interest

Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Science

External Appointment

Dr. Michael Yip served as reviewer for different scholaristic works (journal articles, conference papers and grant proposal); for example: Asia Pacific Journal of Educational Development; Bilingualism: Language and Cognition; British Journal of Educational Technology; Child Development; Cognition; Educational Psychology; Educational and Psychological Measurement; Educational Research and Evaluation; Journal of the Acoustical Society of America; Journal of Memory & Language; Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies; Journal of Psycholinguistic Research; Journal of Research in Reading; Language & Cognitive Processes; Neuropsychologia; Perceptual and Motor Skills; Psychologia; Psychological Reports; Reading and Writing; Studies in Higher Education; Writing Systems research; Annual Meetings of the Cognitive Science Society; Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) and NSF (Linguistics Program) proposal. He also served as the external examiner for the MPhil. thesis (City University of Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong) and Ph.D. dissertation (University of New South Wales, Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Macau).

Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
Yip, M. C. W. (2019). Learning Strategies. In A. Hynds., Oxford Bibliographies in Education (1-20). New York: Oxford University Press.
葉 志榮 (2018). 学習とは何か、私たちはどう学ぶのか : 認知心理学のパースペクティブ. -, 教育心理學研究 (1-5). 日本: 東京学芸大学.
Yip, M. C. W. (2017). Cognition, Metacognition and Academic performance: What are the differences between East Asian and Western?. In M. C. W. Yip (Ed.), (Ed.), Cognition, Metacognition and Academic Performance: An East Asian Perspective (11-14). London: Routledge.
Yip, M. C. W. (2017). (Ed.) Cognition, Metacognition and Academic Performance: An East Asian Perspective. London: Routledge.
葉 志榮(2012):教員養成における現職教員の役割 : 香港教育学院の事例を中心に。,上杉 嘉見(編),教員養成カリキュラムにおける現職教員の役割に関する国際比較研究プロジェクト報告書。,(21-30),日本,東京学芸大学出版会。

Journal Publications
Yip, M. C. W. (2021). The Linkage among Academic Performance, Learning Strategies and Self-efficacy of Japanese University students: A Mixed-Method Approach. Studies in Higher Education, 46, xxx-xxx.
Yip, M. C. W. (2021). Cognitive consequences of bilingualism and multilingualism: Cross-linguistic Influences. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 50, 313-316.
Yip, M. C. W., Blumenfeld, H. K. & Cieślicka, A. B. (2021). Bilingual and Multilingual Spoken-word Recognition: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 696354.
Yip, M. C. W. (2021). Working Memory and Lexical Ambiguity Resolution in Cantonese Chinese. PLoS ONE, 16(3), e024817.
Yip, M. C. W. (2020). Spoken word recognition of L2 using probabilistic phonotactics in L1: Evidence from Cantonese-English bilinguals. Language Sciences, 80, 101287.
Zhai, M., Chen, H-C. & Yip, M. C. W. (2020). Stroke encoding processes of Chinese character during sentence reading. Experimental Psychology, 67, 31-39.
Yip, M. C. W (2019). Context effects and spoken word recognition of Chinese: further eye-movement data. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 12(7), 288-289.
Ng, Y. M. & Yip, M. C. W (2019). A 3-step teaching approach for a blended learning of ‘Understanding and Avoiding Unintentional Plagiarism’. Nurse Education in Practice, 41, 102634.
Xu, C., Yip, M. C. W., Cheung, M. N. B., & Loo, W. T. Y (2019). Biomarkers used for assessing the effects of Tai Chi Chuan in breast cancer survivors. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, 5, 19-26.
Zhang, M., Pesigan, I., Kahler, C. W., Yip, M. C. W., Yu, S., & Wu, A. M. S. (2019). Psychometric Properties of a Chinese version of the Brief Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire (B-YAACQ). Addictive Behaviors, 90, 389-394.
Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Yip, M. C. W. (2018). Experimental Approaches to the Study of Child Language: A Cross-linguistic Perspective. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 47, 1189-1191.
Yip, M. C. W. & Zhai, M. (2018). Processing Homophones Interactivity: Evidence from eye-movement data. Scientific Reports, 8, 9812.
Yip, M. C. W. & Zhai, M. (2018). Context Effects and Spoken Word Recognition of Chinese: An Eye-Tracking Study. Cognitive Science, 42, 1134-1153.
Wong, S.W.L., Miao, H., Cheng, R.W.Y., & Yip, M.C.W. (2017). Graphic Novel Comprehension among Learners with Differential Cognitive Styles and Reading Abilities. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 33, 412-427.
Yip, M. C. W. (2017). Probabilistic Phonotactics as a Cue for Recognizing Spoken Cantonese Words in Speech. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 46, 201-210.
Xiao, X., Yip, M. C. W., Loo, W. T. Y., Hao, L., Chow, L. W. C., Lie, E. F., Chow, C. Y. C., & Wang, M. (2017). Salivary Biomarkers to Monitor Osteopenia and Stress Levels in Breast Cancer Survivors. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, 19, 1-8.
Yip, M. C. W. (2016). Phonotactics Constraints and the Spoken Word Recognition of Chinese Words in Speech. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45, 307-316.
Yip, M. C. W. (2015). Spoken Word Recognition of Chinese words in Continuous Speech. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 44, 775-787.
Yip, M. C. W (2015). Meaning Inhibition and Sentence Processing in Chinese. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 44, 611-621.
Zhai, M., Chen, H.-C. & Yip, M. C. W. (2015). Stroke Encoding in Simplified and Traditional Chinese Character Processing: An Eye-tracking Experiment. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 8, 281-282.
Yip, M. C. W (2015). New Frontiers in East Asian Psycholinguistics. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 44, 215-217.
Yip, M. C. W. (2014). What is the Role of Tone in the Phonological-Similarity Effect?. The Psychological Record, 64, 115-122.
Loo, W. T. Y., Yip, M. C. W., Chow, L. W. C., Liu, Q., Ng, E. L. Y., Wang, M., & Chen, J. P. (2013). A pilot study: Application of hemoglobin, cortisol and memory test to evaluate the quality of life of breast cancer patients. International Journal of Biological Markers, 28, 348-356.
Yip, M. C. W. (2013). Learning Strategies and their Relationships to Academic Performance of High School Students in Hong Kong. Educational Psychology, 33, 817-827.
Yip, M. C. W. (2013). A Language Stimulation Analysis of Cantonese-English Bilingual Infants in Hong Kong. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 35, 3-4.
Loo, W. T. Y., Liu, Q., Yip, M. C. W., Wang, M., Chow, L. W. C., Cheung, M. N. B., Yip, A. Y. S., & Ng, E. L. Y. (2013). Status of oral ulcerative mucositis and biomarkers to monitor posttraumatic stress disorder effects in breast cancer patients. International Journal of Biological Markers, 28, 168-173.
Yip, M. C. W. (2013). The Reliability and Validity of the Chinese Version of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI-C). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 31, 396-403.
Yip. M. C. W. (2012). Learning Strategies and Self-efficacy as Predictors of Academic Performance: A Preliminary Study. Quality in Higher Education, 18, 23-34.
Yip, M. C. W. (2010). A short note on the relevance of Logic for Human Reasoning. The Reasoner, 4(8), 120-121.
Yip, M. C. W. (2009). Differences between High and Low Academic Achieving University Students in Learning and Study Strategies: A Further Investigation. Educational Research and Evaluation, 15, 561-570.
Yip, M. C. W. (2008). Lexical and Sentential Priming of Ambiguous Words. Psychologia, 51, 196-205.

Conference Papers
Yip, M. C. W. (2019, August). Context effects and spoken word recognition of Chinese: further eye-movement data. Poster presented at the 20th European Conference on Eye Movements, Alicante, Spain.
Yip, M. C. W. (2018, November). Cross-Situational word learning in Chinese. Poster presented at the 2018 Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Dou, Q. & Yip, M. C. W. (2018, January). A study on Chinese Preschool children’s tattling behaviors and relations with teacher’s responsive patterns. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Childhood and Adolescence. Lisbon, Portugal.
Yip, M. C. W. (2017, July). Working memory and lexical ambiguity resolution in Chinese. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. London, U.K.
Loo, W. T.Y., Yuen, J. W. M., Fong, S. S. M., Chow, L. W. C., Lie, E. F., Tsang, W. W. N., & Yip, M. C. W. (2017, June). Tai Chi Chuan practice stimulates NKG2D expression and activates the immune response in early post-treatment breast cancer survivors. Poster presented at the OOTR 13th Annual Conference, Science Park, Hong Kong.
Loo, W. T.Y., Yuen, J. W. M., Fong, S. S. M., Chow, L. W. C., Lie, E. F., Tsang, W. W. N., & Yip, M. C. W. (2017, June). Tai Chi Chuan practice stimulates both Th1 and Th2 cytokines secretion in early post-treatment breast cancer survivors. Poster presented at the OOTR 13th Annual Conference, Science Park, Hong Kong.
Yip, M. C. W. & Zhai, M. (2016, November). Processing Ambiguous Words Interactively: An Eye-tracking study. Paper presented at the 2016 Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Yip, M. C. W. (2016, October). Recognition of spoken words in L2 speech using L1 probabilistic phonotactics: Evidence from Cantonese-English bilinguals. Paper presented at the 10th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP2016), Tianjin, China.
Dou, Q., Vick, S., & Yip, M. C. W. (2016, August). Promoting pro-social behaviour and emotional awareness in preschoolers. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Zeng, G. & Yip, M. C. W. (2016, August). The effects of different first language backgrounds on second language visual word recognition. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Globalization of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE 2016), Fukuoka, Japan.
Yip, M. C. W. & Zhai, M. (2015, November). Context effects and spoken word recognition of Chinese: An Eye-tracking study. Paper presented at the 2015 Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA.
Zhai, M., Chen, H-C. & Yip, M. C. W. (2015, August). Stroke Encoding in Simplified and Traditional Chinese Character Processing: An Eye-tracking Experiment. Poster presented at the 18th European Conference on Eye Movements, Vienna, Austria.
Yip, M. C. W. (2015, July). Do we use L1 probabilistic phonotactics in L2 listening?. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, California, USA.
Wen, Y. & Yip, M. C. W (2014, November). Working memory capacity and expertise effect of simultaneous interpreter. Paper presented at the Psychonomic Society's 55th Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California, USA.
Tse, L. C. T. & Yip, M. C. W. (2014, July). L3 processing: lexical effects from L1 and L2. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Quebec City, Canada.
Loo, W. T.Y., Chen, J. P., Chow, L. W. C., & Yip, M. C. W (2013, November). A pilot study: short term memory reduction from chemotherapeutic treatment and implications on daily life. Poster presented at the 20th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress. The University of Hong Kong. (#Won a Poster Prize in the category of Psychosocial Oncology), Hong Kong.
Loo, W. T.Y., Chen, J. P., Chow, L. W. C., & Yip, M. C. W. (2013, November). Tai Chi Chuan enhances cytokine expression levels and psychological factors in post chemotherapy breast cancer patients. Poster presented at the 20th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Yip, M. C. W. (2013, November). L1 probabilistic phonotactics may (not) be useful in L2 listening. Paper presetned at the 54th Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.
Wong, O. H. Y. & Yip, M. C. W (2013, July). The deficits of visual encoding processes in Chinese Dyslexics. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.
Wong, S. W. L., Mok, P., Leung, V. W. H., Chung, K. K. H., Chow, B. W. Y., & Yip, M. C. W (2013, July). The effect of accent on the perception of American and British English fluent speech in Chinese second language learners. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.
Yip, M. C. W. (2012, September). Meaning inhibition and sentence processing in Chinese: Evidence from negative priming. Paper presented at the InterSpeech’2012, Portland, USA.
Yip, M. C. W. (2012, August). The role of linguistic inputs on bilingual language development. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Sapporo, Japan.
Yip, M. C. W. (2011, August). Phonotactics constraints and the segmentation of Cantonese speech. Paper presented at the Interspeech’2011, Florence, Italy.
Yip, M. C. W. (2011, July). Using phonotactics information in spoken word recognition processes: Evidence from Chinese. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Yip, M. C. W. (2010, August). Cognitive Arithmetic revisited: Effects of equation presentation format. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, USA.
Yip, M. C. W. (2009, September). Context effects and the processing of ambiguous words: Further evidence from semantic incongruence. Paper presented at the Interspeech '2009, Brighton, UK.
Yip, M. C. W. (2009, July). Reducing false memory by using domain-specific knowledge. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Yip, M. C. W. (2008, September). Inhibitory processes of Chinese spoken word recognition. Paper presented at the Interspeech 2008, Australia.

Project

Prosodic Entrainment across Languages: Evidence from Cantonese
This project aims to examine the prosodic entrainment in Cantonese sentence comprehension.
Project Start Year: 2021, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
Developing Mental State Understanding with Elephant and Piggie
This project examines the training effect of story book reading on young children’s theory of mind development.
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): WANG, Zhenlin 王貞琳 (YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮 as Co-Investigator)
 
A Database of Chinese Words and Pictures Matched for Visual, Phonological and Semantic Similarity
The project aims to construct a database of Chinese words and pictures that matched for visual and semantic similarity, so that researchers can select the items most suitable for their research questions, based on the relevant parameters.
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
Prediction in Spoken Sentence Comprehension: An Eye-movement Study
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Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
The Role of Set-for-variability in English Word Reading for Chinese ESL Students
To examine the effects English reading intervention teaching set-for-variability on English reading among Chinese ESL learners
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): YEUNG, Siu Sze 楊少詩 (YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮 as Co-Investigator)
 
Language and Literacy Cluster
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Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
Processing Interactions and Lexical Access during Spoken Word Recognition of Code-switched Words in Context
This is a pilot study on Spoken Word Recognition of Code-switched Words in Context.
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
Comics as Assistive Tools for Reading and Learning Development: A Meta-Analysis
This project summarizes the outcomes of learning through reading comic.
Project Start Year: 2017, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
Development and Validation of Procrastination Assessment Scale for Students in Chinese (PASS-C)
This project aims to investigate the procrastinated behaviors of university students through developing and validating a new Procrastination Assessment Scale for Students in Chinese (PASS-C).
Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
Spoken Word Recognition of Code-Switched Words in Context: An Eye-tracking Study
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Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮
 
Context Effects and Spoken Word Recognition of Chinese: An Eye-Tracking Study
This is a GRF project.
Project Start Year: 2014, Principal Investigator(s): YIP, Chi Wing Michael 葉志榮